Portsmouth Comic Con, returning to the city’s town hall next May, has teased an exciting new and immersive walk-through experience for the two-day event.
Enter Platform 9¾ and the wizarding world of Harry Potter, visit the home of Stranger Things’ Byers family, and explore the Marvel Universe in a mesmerising experience unlike any other, complete with astonishing photo opportunities and thrilling surprises.
Keeping the details strictly under wraps until the event itself on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2024, the organisers say you will not be disappointed by this alluring adventure from Portsmouth Comic Con, acclaimed for its immersive and interactive experiences.
The Strangely Marvellous Wizarding Walk-Through will be just one of the features of Portsmouth Comic Con, the largest family-friendly comic con of its kind on Britain’s South Coast, which presents the best in comic, film, TV and pop culture entertainment in a full and fun day out for all the family.
Meet the creators behind your favourite comics, delve into the works behind films, and explore some of the biggest franchises around through an exciting range of panels, displays, workshops and exhibitions. There will also be an incredible selection of merchandise to shop.
You can also join the colourful cosplay parades, and enjoy a host of interactive fun including retro and board gaming, with more special features and experiences set to be announced.
Offering something for everyone aged three to one hundred, if you’re serious about comics, love Marvel/DC and cult series, or are simply looking for a fun day out – this is the event for you!
A sell-out in previous years, do not be disappointed! Tickets are already selling fast at portsmouthcomiccon.com.
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.